Published by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), the Australian government statutory authority responsible for the regulation of civil aviation.
"The close call section is consistently well read—in fact it’s one of the most popular sections of CASA’s Flight Safety Australia magazine.
And it’s understandable as close calls are real-life stories, sent to us in the hope that others may learn from these experiences.
But it’s not all doom and gloom. Many situations with potentially disastrous outcomes are averted through due diligence, proper planning and sound application of airmanship. These close calls also provide some examples of pilots, who by planning and taking control, flew out of potentially
We would like to thank all the pilots who have submitted their close calls, taking the first step in making aviation safer. We urge other pilots who have had close calls to share their stories; and as always, if we publish yours, you will receive $500. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org"